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Resource Guide for Obesity

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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American Dietetic Association

120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995


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Description of services provided:
Visit the ADA's site for lots of information on food safety and nutrition. Click the "For the Public" tab to learn about how to achieve a healthy weight, how to manage chronic health conditions, and how to eat nutritious food.

American Obesity Association

1250 24th Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20037


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Description of services provided:
The American Obesity Association focuses on changing public policy and perceptions about obesity. It is an authoritative source for policy makers, media, professionals, and patients on the obesity epidemic. Program areas include: education, research, prevention, treatment, consumer protection, discrimination, and stigma.

Overeaters Anonymous (OA)

World Service Office
PO Box 44020
Rio Rancho, NM 87174-4020


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Description of services provided:
OS is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, are recovering from compulsive overeating. OA welcomes anyone who wants to stop eating compulsively.

Last reviewed July 2010 by Marcin Chwistek, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.



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